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The Cafe Royal

95 High Street, Annan DG12 6DJ, Scotland
+44 1461 202865
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Overview
  • Excellent75%
  • Very good13%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“fish and chips” (58 reviews)
“tartare” (4 reviews)
“haggis supper” (4 reviews)
Open Now
7:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m. Hours
CUISINES
Seafood, Cafe, Fast food, British, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
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RATINGS
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Value
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LOCATION
95 High Street, Annan DG12 6DJ, Scotland
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1 - 10 of 313 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place is only 2 mins off the M74, well worth a visit, the food is excellent. We were waited on by a young lady named Rebecca who was cheery and very professional in her job. The food as always is of the highest standard...More

Thank Kenny C
John P, Owner at The Cafe Royal, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello there Kenny C, Thank you for taking the time to write us such a superb review. I will certainly pass your kind comments about Rebecca, she's lovely and a star of our team. We look forward to welcoming you back again very soon ,...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a lovely place to eat. It was quite busy when we visited but it did not mean there was delay or reduced quality. Fabulous chippy tea - lovely venue. ThankyouMore

Thank Catherine R
John P, Owner at The Cafe Royal, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello Catherine R. That’s a great review and we are thrilled you thought it was fabulous. That is after all, our aim. We pass on all our reviews go our hard working team and I know they will be very happy. Thanks again and we...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I visited here 26/3/18 following a recommendation from a friend . Disappointing . We were given wrong drinks to start with then offered somebody else’s dinner . The lasagne was well done on the top I had the macaroni wich was nice and very large...More

Thank Wendygray1966
John P, Owner at The Cafe Royal, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello Wendygray1966, first of all, thank you for taking the time to write our review. Obviously, it is disappointing to receive such a poor review however, it is only by letting us know we can improve our service. We would like to offer you a...More

Reviewed 19 March 2018 via mobile

It was my pleasure to return to this well run Cafe, I have visited this Cafe for many years and and it’s always been friendly with well trained staff and the food is always great, never had a bad meal there. You can also telephone...More

Thank Fergie717
John P, Owner at The Cafe Royal, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello Fergie717, thank you so much for taking the time to write us such a great review. It’s especially important to know that our local customers are happy with what we do. Thank you again, John and The Cafe Royal Team.

Reviewed 26 February 2018

Stumbled across the place at the end of a day trip from Glasgow. Was looking for a place to eat whilst waiting for the train. Food and service top quality and will return in the future.

Thank Quentin C
John P, Owner at The Cafe Royal, responded to this reviewResponded 27 February 2018

Hello Quentin, Thank you for your lovely 5 star review. We truly appreciate your time and we hope to welcome you back once again very soon. Save travels, by the way, great name! best regards The Cafe Royal Team

Reviewed 24 February 2018

I'd read the reviews and thought it would be more than just a fish and chip cafe, which is what it seemed to us. Nice enough food, but not what we were expectingMore

Thank Ruth A
John P, Owner at The Cafe Royal, responded to this reviewResponded 27 February 2018

Hello Ruth A, many thanks for taking the time to write a review of us though as you can imagine, we are disappointed with only 3 stars. We are a Fish and Chip shop with a cafe. We fry our food fresh, our fish is...More

Reviewed 10 January 2018

Had the Haddock ,superb,wow. Husband had a sausage supper.Brilliant. Lovely place. Friendly welcoming service. Good parking nearby. Frequent buses. Always perfect.

Thank Ted B
John P, Owner at The Cafe Royal, responded to this reviewResponded 16 January 2018

Hi there JanetDenise, thank so much for your 5 star review. I will ensure all our staff get to hear about it. It will make their day! See you soon, John Pagani

Reviewed 4 January 2018

Arrived for a rather late lunch and found Mr Consistency and the team in fine form. Friendly greeting from the boss and our family fed and watered with zero fuss. It may have been mid-afternoon after a rather busy service but our food was freshly...More

Thank Rest757
John P, Owner at The Cafe Royal, responded to this reviewResponded 16 January 2018

Hello Rest757 You know that reviews like this almost make us blush! Thank you so much, we truly are thankful for having such a wonderful clientele. It makes the hard work and effort from all of us on the team worthwhile. It is our pleasure...More

Reviewed 21 December 2017

When I say they make the best fish and chips in the world, I am 100% not exaggerating. They really do. They also make the best battered sausage, haggis, pies and chip shop curry there is. Now, the staff. They are an absolute delight. I...More

Thank Dougie C
John P, General Manager at The Cafe Royal, responded to this reviewResponded 16 January 2018

Mr Dougie C, You are our star! Thank you so much, to not only you but your adorable wife. Your kinds words really touch us and we truly appreciate you taking the time to write such a glowing review. I have passed your review onto...More

Reviewed 1 November 2017

The fish and chips were excellent. Freshly cooked, and big helpings. Staff also very helpful. Definitely recommended.More

Thank alex t
John P, Owner at The Cafe Royal, responded to this reviewResponded 9 November 2017

hello Alex T. Thank you very much for taking the time to write us such a lovely review. We always pass our reviews to all our staff who work very hard to provide the best service possible. We hope to welcome you back very soon,...More

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Jimbob1959
18 March 2017|
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Response from John P | Property representative |
The television is on right at the front of the shop for the enjoyment of not only for customers waiting for their freshly prepared food but also for management who often work 12 hour non stop shifts without breaks. I'm sorry... More
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Jimmy G
26 February 2015|
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Sunday-Wednesday 7am-8pm Thursday-Friday 7am-9pm Saturday-7am-1am
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$8 - US$20
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Monday
7:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Tuesday
7:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Wednesday
7:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Thursday
7:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Friday
7:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Saturday
7:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 95 High Street, Annan DG12 6DJ, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Dumfries and Galloway  >  Annan
  • Phone Number: +44 1461 202865
  • E-mail
Description
Occupying the building on the site where Robert Burns wrote the 'diels awa' wi the exciseman', The Cafe Royal Annan was opened in 1967. We provide high quality food, from a Full Scottish Breakfast to Fish and Chips, Baked Potatoes, Salad and Filled Rolls. Open 7 days a week from 7am to 8pm. We have an outdoor eating area as well as a smoking shelter for our smoking customers.
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